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FPSO Petrojarl Knarr arrives in Norway

The FPSO Petrojarl Knarr left South Korea and has successfully arrived in Norway.

Hydramec chooses Scantrol LARS system for ROV

Scantrol has delivered an active heave compensation (AHC) package for a launch and recovery system (LARS) to serve an observation ROV. The LARS is designed by Hydramec.

 

iSURVEY awarded two-year contract with Island Offshore

iSURVEY has been awarded a two-year contract with offshore vessel owner, Island Offshore Management. iSURVEY will provide positioning services to Island Offshore as part of a call-off arrangement.

Millionth barrel of oil produced at Prirazlomnoye field

Prirazlomnoye field has produced its millionth barrel of oil. A second tanker is currently being loaded.

Integrated software helps optimize FPSO design

Reducing the weight of an offshore platform's topsides is critical when considering the overall economics of a project. Designing and fabricating topsides that reduce the number of modules required – thereby reducing the weight – helps control costs and schedules during the early phase of design. To help with this task, operators are searching for the newest software to incorporate all of the topsides requirements during the designing process. 

Unique Hydra to supply saturation system for UDS dive-suppport vessel

Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) has contracted Unique Hydra to design, build, and integrate the dive system for a multi-purpose diving support construction vessel (DSCV). 

Maersk jackup to serve as base for North Sea Yme field decommissioning

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has sanctioned use of the jackup Mærsk Giant as living quarters on the Yme field in the southeastern Norwegian North Sea.

Qatar Petroleum contracts fourth jackup from GDI

Gulf Drilling International (GDI) has signed new contracts/extensions with Qatar Petroleum (QP) for drilling rig services, each with a term of five years.

Fugro takes delivery of second of three vessels

Fugro has taken delivery of the second of the three Fugro offshore coastal survey vessels (FOCSVs) being built by Damen. The Fugro Pioneer is a compact survey ship capable of undertaking a wide range of survey, monitoring, and inspection operations.

 

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers orders two DP-2 shuttle tankers

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers has entered new long-term charters with a subsidiary of BG Group to provide shuttle tanker services in Brazil.

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